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Easter Eggs Olean NY

Looking for Easter Eggs in Olean? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Olean that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Easter Eggs in Olean.

Walmart Supercenter
(716) 373-2781
1869 Plaza Drive
Allegany, NY
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(716) 373-2786
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(814) 368-4600
50 Foster Brook Blvd
Bradford, PA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(814) 368-4700
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Service Store Park & Shop
(716) 372-0870
1014 Front St
Olean, NY

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Giant Food Mart Bakery & Deli
(585) 968-2360
72 Genesee St
Cuba, NY

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Wal-Mart
(814) 368-4600
50 Foster Brook Blvd
Bradford,, PA
 
BJ's
(716) 373-7100
1899 Cinema Dr.
Olean, NY
Services / Departments
Beer & Wine, BJ's Gas(R), BJ's Propane(TM), Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 7 P.M.

Tops Friendly Market
(716) 373-1021
2401 W State St
Olean, NY

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Service Store Park & Shop
(716) 933-8411
81 S Main St
Portville, NY

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Mak's Meats & Cheese
(585) 968-6328
2 Center St
Cuba, NY

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Super Stop & Shop
(914) 663-8752
240 East Sandford Boulevard
Mount Vernon, NY
Store Hours
Mon:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:7:00 a.m.-Midnight

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Easter on the Net - Easter Eggs

Of all the symbols associated with Easter the egg, the symbol of fertility and new life, is the most identifiable. The customs and traditions of using eggs have been associated with Easter for centuries.

Originally Easter eggs were painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring and were used in Easter-egg rolling contests or given as gifts. After they were colored and etched with various designs the eggs were exchanged by lovers and romantic admirers, much the same as valentines. In medieval time eggs were traditionally given at Easter to the servants. In Germany eggs were given to children along with other Easter gifts.

Different cultures have developed their own ways of decorating Easter eggs. Crimson eggs, to honor the blood of Christ, are exchanged in Greece. In parts of Germany and Austria green eggs are used on Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday). Slavic peoples decorate their eggs in special patterns of gold and silver.

Austrian artists design patterns by fastening ferns and tiny plants around the eggs, which are then boiled. The plants are then removed revealing a striking white pattern. The Poles and Ukrainians decorate eggs with simple designs and colors. A number of eggs are made in the distinctive manner called pysanki (to design, to write).

Pysanki eggs are a masterpiece of skill and workmanship. Melted beeswax is applied to the fresh white egg. It is then dipped in successive baths of dye. After each dip wax is painted o...

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